Memorial Calling HoursParadis-Givner Funeral Home
Oxford, MA 01540
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CHERRY VALLEY – Susan A. (Meschke) DesChenes, 59, of Main Street, died Thursday, December 27, 2018, at the Meadows of Leicester. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Michael J. DesChenes of Cherry Valley; three children, Andrew DesChenes of Boston, Jessica Standing and her husband James of Oregon, and Meagan DesChenes and her husband Sal of Los Angeles, CA; her father, Richard W. Meschke of Auburn; and her brother, David Meschke of Thompson, CT. She was born in Holyoke, daughter of the late Anita A. (Beaudry) Flowers, and lived in Paxton for many years before moving to Cherry Valley in 2011. She graduated from Auburn High School in 1977.
Mrs. DesChenes worked at Macy’s Department Store in Auburn for several years. Previously, she worked at Children’s Friend in Shrewsbury for 3 years. She enjoyed cooking, word puzzles, and trips to Old Orchard Beach in Maine. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.
Memorial calling hours are Monday, January 14, 2019, from 4-7 p.m. at Paradis-Givner Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oxford. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday at the conclusion of the calling hours. Burial will be private at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Brain Tumor Society, 55 Chapel St., Suite 200, Newton, MA 02458.